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Good Samaritan Society Deuel County

(866) 826-8384

913 Colonel Pete St S, Clear Lake, SD


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Good Samaritan Society Deuel County
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11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Good Samaritan Society Deuel County is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 47 beds based in Clear Lake, SD. At last check, the facility had 45 residents indicating that it is 96% occupied which is more than average within the state of South Dakota. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Good Samaritan Society Deuel County, was 3 stars, which is a better rating than 54% of nursing homes in South Dakota.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Samaritan Society Deuel County with other senior care providers in South Dakota. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 02/08/2012.
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Description of Good Samaritan Society Deuel County in Clear Lake, SD

Number of Beds : 51

Good Samaritan Society Deuel County, located in Clear Lake, South Dakota provides the following services: Nursing Home and Assisted Living. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Samaritan Society Deuel County has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. A more detailed description of the types of care for Good Samaritan Society Deuel County can be found here.

Good Samaritan Society Deuel County is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Good Samaritan Society Deuel County is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Community Services
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Foot Care
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Colostomy or Urostomy